IOS

How to use Siri to remember where you parked on iOS

Siri has access to your location data and it uses the information to show you the weather and run shortcuts that need to use your location, among other things. Location data is generally used by map apps, weather apps, or any other variation of these that help you find some …

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How to block group invites on WhatsApp

Group messaging is a useful feature you’ll find on most messaging apps including Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, and even iMessages. A group chat can get out of hand though, especially if there is no check on who can be added to a group or who can add you to a group. …

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How to create and name iMessage groups on iOS

iMessage is limited to just Apple devices; if you have an iPhone, an iPad, or a Mac, you can send and receive iMessages. If not, you’re going to have to stick to simple text messages. iMessages let you send more feature-rich messages than regular text messages and it stands to …

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How to pin/unpin list feeds from Twitter apps

The Twitter apps for iOS and Android had a change in its design. The new design brought one of its oldest, and more useful features to the front; lists. Lists let you group different users, whether you follow them or not, together. When you visit a list, you get a …

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How to reset all app permissions on iOS

Apps on iOS require access to certain information that your device can collect. For example, it can collect location information but your iPhone doesn’t let apps just access it unless you allow them to. Even then, it’s really easy to revoke permissions you’ve granted to an app. That said if …

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How to stop Twitter feeds automatically refreshing

The Twitter apps have started doing something new, something annoying. Any time there is a substantial number of new tweets, your feed refreshes automatically, and scrolls all the way up. It doesn’t care if you’re reading anything. It just scrolls up and you lose your place in your feed. The …

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How to mute a thread in Messages on iOS

There’s something to be said for muted chat threads. They’re a blessing when you have to ignore someone but you can’t block them. You won’t get alerts/notifications for new messages but you will get them all and you can go back and read them. It’s really great. On iOS, you …

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How to get incoming call alerts from iOS on macOS

It’s common knowledge that iMessages can sync between Apple devices. This feature isn’t just restricted to Apple’s iOS devices. You can get iMessages and even text messages pushed to your desktop. Much like iMessages, you can also get incoming call alerts from iOS on macOS. In fact, you can answer …

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